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Legal Issues

Legal Issues – NI domestic abuse leave

Northern Ireland has introduced a form of paid leave for the victims of domestic abuse. The newly passed Domestic Abuse (Safe Leave) Bill will entitle victims to ten days off work in a year as a day one right.

April 13, 2022

Data Protection, Health & Safety

Health & Safety and Data Protection – HSE and ICO update Covid-19 advice for workplaces

On 31 March 2022, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) updated their advice to workplaces on COVID-19. 

April 8, 2022

Health & Safety

Health & Safety – Changes to the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) regulations

On 6th April 2022, the Personal Protective Equipment at Work (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (PPER 2022) came into force and amend the 1992 Regulations.

April 6, 2022

Data Protection

Data Protection – New UK Information Commissioner discusses proposed government reforms of data protection laws

Last week, the new UK Information Commissioner, John Edwards, delivered his first speech in that role at the IAPP Data Protection Intensive conference in London. 

March 29, 2022

Events

Panel Discussion: Employment, HR, Health & Safety, and Data Protection Law – Free Webinar: Homeworking – challenges for your business?

Join our legal team as they discuss challenges related to homeworking and answer questions about the health & safety, data protection, HR and employment law issues which this raises.  

March 29, 2022

Events

Free Webinar – Burnout

Join Ruth and Gwen as they discuss Burnout which can affect anyone in your organisation.

March 29, 2022

Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert – Can an employer accept an expired passport for right to work purposes?

Obtaining and checking the correct right to work documentation is a critical part of the recruitment process. If an employer is found to be employing a person who does not have the right to work in the UK, the employer is at risk of receiving a fine of up to £20,000 per person.

March 29, 2022

Data Protection

Data Protection – School survey prompts personal data complaints

The Scotsman has reported on complaints from parent about how pupil personal data is processed as part of a health and wellbeing survey as part of a Scottish Government exercise to understand young people’s needs.

March 28, 2022

Legal Issues

Legal Issues – Vexatious litigants

People who repeatedly bring spurious and unfounded claims before a court or tribunal are often referred to as vexatious litigants. While not always the case it seems that the motivations of these individuals is to cause as much frustration and annoyance to their former employer and other parties that they throw some money at the claim to make it go away.

March 25, 2022

Legal Issues

Legal Issues – Government funding to boost your business?

Diversity improves economic performance, with equal opportunities for workers of all genders, ages, races and abilities

March 23, 2022

Data Protection

Data Protection – Another Scottish charity data breach

Media reports today of a significant data breach impacting on another leading Scottish charity. 

March 22, 2022

Events, Exclude From RSS Feed

Spring Series – Employment Law Update Webinar

Join the employment law team as they look at data protection law changes, trends in ICO enforcement actions, traps for the unwary and practical tips on reducing risk of ICO fine and a general employment law update along with our usual employment legislation and case law update.

March 16, 2022

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EH3 8HA